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Grow Tassel Fern To Add Beauty To Your Garden

Grow Tassel Fern To Add Beauty To Your Garden

The tassel fern in itself is a rare beauty, form and texture in the landscape, and for any gardener this would sure be the first priority when it comes to adding beauty and elegance to the garden. The tassel fern known botanically as” Polystichum polyblepharum” gives us a lush evergreen presence evenduring the winters. polyblepharum actually means many eyelashes. A typical native to Japan and Korea but this fern is exceptionally adaptable that you will…

Low Maintenance Landscape Designing

Low Maintenance Landscape Designing

Many of the home gardens have  typical ”hardscapes,” combinations of walls, pavers, pergolas and water features. One thing most of them have in common is being over-planted. Some of the home gardens look lie ”plant collections,” with one each of many different species and some other have mass-plantings. There could always be a better way to fill landscape beds with color without appearing cluttered.Otherwise most of the designs will have twice or three times the…

Keep Your Garden Naturally Balanced

Keep Your Garden Naturally Balanced

Our ecosystem is in trouble. The land we live on has been poisoned by fertilizer, herbicide, and pesticide use. Urban sprawl is destroying millions of acres of unique habitat, separating animals from their breeding grounds, and polluting the air and water we breathe. Invasive species of exotic plants and animals have wiped out many species and unprotected areas are threatened with forest fires, landslides, and floods. The natural balance has been disrupted by human activity,…

Native White Flowering Trees and Shrubs For Spring

Native White Flowering Trees and Shrubs For Spring

It’s spring and wherever there are trees, there’ll be shade. White flowers show up beautifully against both backgrounds, which may explain why so many of our native trees and shrubs have them.We all know and love the flowering dogwood that’s so emblematic of woodlands.Both have white flowers that can make equally admirable additions to the landscape. There are two harbingers of spring. The shads (also called shadbush, shadblow, juneberry, or serviceberry) are a rather taxonomically confused…

Solar Lighting in Your Garden is Eternal

Solar Lighting in Your Garden is Eternal

Few things are prettier in a night garden than soft pools of light illuminating interesting trees, accent rocks and plants, or pathways.Whether on a small terrace or in a sweeping landscape, lighting creates a welcoming and often dramatic atmosphere.But in some cases, buried-wire electric lighting can be costly and impracticable. Solar lighting is the new age high tech solution for such lanscapes. The technology of solar lighting has been refined in recent years to include…

Grow Butterfly Garden With Scarlet Milkweed Flowers

Grow Butterfly Garden With Scarlet Milkweed Flowers

Butterfly gardening is not only a craze among grown ups but it is basically the kids and children who love them most. So if you are thinking of gardening for butterflies, then you must include the scarlet milkweed in the list of flowers that yould love to grow in your garden The scarlet milkweed is a typical virtual  butterfly factory tropical plant .There is no boubt that the children will love the experience of the butterfly with a patch of…

Handy Tips For At Home Spring Rose Gardening

Handy Tips For At Home Spring Rose Gardening

Sandy Sanders, Horticulturist for Barnsley Gardens Resort, offers handy tips for at-home gardening: 1. The key to a long lasting landscape is to choose old-fashioned plants that have proven themselves for decades, such as Peonies, Irises, Spanish Bluebells, and old garden roses. 2. Roses grow best in full sun, planted in a well-drained site with regular watering during the growing season. A thorough watering once per week is better than a light sprinkling. 3. Research…

How To Grow Plants in Limited Space Without Landscape Garden

How To Grow Plants in Limited Space Without Landscape Garden

Gardening without a garden or gardening in limited space gives as much pleasure to the keen gardener as having a huge plot of ground front and back of a property. Window boxes, containers and hanging baskets for many gardeners is their only landscape. A beautiful plant combination can be inspired by many garden centres and nurseries. Living in a flat, or apartment, even high rise flats, there is still plenty of opportunities to produce a…

Sustainable Gardening Practices

Sustainable Gardening Practices

Subsequent to the 1980 decade the sustainable development and sustainability programs were developed to address the fact that humans are now using natural biophysical resources faster than they can be replenished by nature. These programs Included home gardeners, and members of the landscape and nursery industries and municipal authorities.The programs aimed at the integration of environmental, social and economic factors in an attempt to create a more sustainable future. Many of the eco-friendly principles and…

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